Wrapping Paper

Carrying wrapping paper to the condo to wrap some presents from Santa …

wrapping_paper.jpg

Enjoy the Holidays all – the bike hugging will continue in 08 – thanks for reading and being part of bike culture with us.

Last minute stocking stuffers for cyclists

Here are a couple safety related gift ideas for the cyclist you want to see back home again after that next winter ride:

  • Glo Gloves The traffic directing gloves police officers use. These make it impossible to miss hand signals. Better yet, they’re simple Lycra shells, so they fit over any glove you have. They can be a bit hard to find, but you can buy them at Blumenthal Uniforms and Equipment on line, or at their retail outlet here in Seattle (9 am to 1 pm on the 24th!). About $25
  • Princeton Tec EOS headight It’s been said before many times, many ways but this is a great headlight. Benefits: Bright, Cheap ($40), light weight (4 oz. - with batteries), AAA batteries, 60 hrs run time for flashing, adjustable angle. Best feature – zip tie-able it to your helmet visor. This avoids the strap-a-rock-to-your-head problem with helmet mounts. Available at Second Ascent and other outdoors stores in Seattle and elsewhere.
  • Knog Frog – This is about as simple a light as you can get, and a fantastic backup light for visibility. Nice and bright on fresh batteries. I see these at every bike store I visit, usually $10 for a single light.

Happy Holidays Huggers, and safe cycling to you!

Bike Gifts

This year Bike Hugger supported World Bicycle Relief with bikes purchased in lieu of holiday gifts for friends, family, and partners. The postcards announcing the bike gifts were sent out this week and said, “May the Holidays fill your spirit for many miles to come.”

world_bicycle_relief.jpg

Lahaina Cruisers

A cool, rockabilly cruiser, next to a Hummer, on the Lahaina strip.

cool_cruiser.jpg

The Hunger near Hana

Before Maui rides, I’ll eat light, ride to a banana bread stand, and fuel up. Riding back from Hana, I went a little too far, and was bonking – I ate 1/2 a loaf in about two bites and that satisfied the hunger.

hana_hunger.jpg

Getting that hungry reminded me of various bonks and eating whatever was in sight – that includes a burger once and I don’t eat beef. What’s your worst bonk? How do you satisfy the hunger after a long ride?

Page 977 of 1173 pages ‹ First  < 975 976 977 978 979 >  Last › | Archives





Advertise here

About Bike Hugger